Friday, 4 September 2015

Sunset on the Humber Bank

Again looking for photographs for my degree work on Industrial Landscapes and the coexistence of nature with Industry, this evening we went for a walk along the Humber Bank adjacent to the Novartis plant.  I was pleasing to note that, not only does wildlife manage to exist alongside industry, but, in some cases, industry actually lands a hand.  Here Novartis has set aside a piece of land specifically to act as a high tide roost for waders when they are pushed off their mudflat feeding grounds by the rising waters.  We were treated to a glorious sunset and it was a delight to listedn to the calls of curlew and the less common whimbrel.

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